Top Fundraisers Announced for Arizona 3-Day

The Phoenix sun rose on a beautiful start to the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® in Arizona this morning, as walkers took to the streets on a 60-mile journey. The walkers rested at camp tonight and enjoyed a fun Camp Show! During the Camp Show, the top fundraisers were announced:

Top Crew Fundraiser: Pamella Whitham, $6,870; (Lunch Stop Crew)

Top Crew Fundraiser is recognized at the 2013 Arizona 3-Day

Top Crew Fundraiser Pamella Whitman is recognized at the 2013 Arizona 3-Day

Top Fundraising Team: Team Walking On, $81,575; (Edwin Taube, Captain)

Edwin Taube, Captain of the largest fundraising team at at the 2013 Arizona 3-Day is recognized

Edwin Taube, Captain of the largest fundraising team (Team ‘Walking On’) at the 2013 Arizona 3-Day is recognized

Top Individual Fundraiser: Nicole Stamps, $17,257; (Team Safari)

The top individual fundraiser is recognized by Dr. Sheri and Bank of America

The top individual fundraiser, Nicole Stamps, is recognized by Dr. Sheri and Bank of America

Great job to all the walkers and crew for their fundraising efforts for the Arizona 3-Day this year. On to Day 2!

Announced: Top Fundraisers for Washington, D.C. 3-Day

Even with rain, the spirits remained high as the Susan G. Komen 3-Day kicked off this morning in Washington, D.C. Walkers each must raise at least $2,300 to participate, which is a serious commitment to the fight against breast cancer. Some folks were given extra accolades this evening for fundraising much more than the minimum. Let’s give a hand to the top fundraisers this year!

Top Crew Fundraiser: Sandi Severi, $8,000

receives the award for Top Crew Fundraiser

Sandi Severi receives the award for Top Crew Fundraiser

Top Fundraising Team: Grand Ta-Tas, $119,990; Christi-Ann Wiltberger (Captain)

The Grand Ta-Ta's team captain accepts the award for the Top Fundraising Team

The Grand Ta-Ta’s team captain Christi-Ann Wiltberger accepts the award for the Top Fundraising Team

Top Individual Fundraiser: Debbi Shaffer, $30,075; (from Team Audacious Divas)

is awarded the

Debbi Shaffer is awarded the Top Individual Fundraiser as the Washington, D.C. 3-Day

What an excellent job from all the fundraisers here in Washington, D.C.! Good luck on Day 2 tomorrow.

Michigan 3-Day Top Fundraisers

We could not have ordered better weather for the Michigan 3-Day, which exploded onto the streets this morning at sunrise.  The walkers were cheered on by a strong contingent of local supporters, and a cool breeze eased over the camp during dinner.  At the Camp Show, our top fundraisers were announced!

Top Fundraising Team: Hines Pink Pathers, $131,023; Lena Cervantes (Captain)

Bank of America

Bank of America awards the Hines Pink Pathers via Co-Captain Lena Cervantes for their tremendous efforts

Top Fundraising Crew Member: Amy Nadeau, $12,165; Camp Services

Amy accepts a Bank of America recognition for Top Fundraiser

Amy Nadeau accepts a Bank of America recognition for Top Fundraising Crew Member

Top Individual Fundraiser: Jon Eaton, $26,444

Bank of America awards Jon Eaton for his efforts as Top Individual Fundraiser at the Michigan 3-Day

Bank of America awards Jon Eaton for his efforts as Top Individual Fundraiser at the Michigan 3-Day

These numbers are astounding, and we are inspired by all of the Komen 3-Day participants in their fundraising efforts! See you on Day 2 of the Michigan 3-Day!